The ADO.NET Entity Framework makes .NET application development more efficient and flexible by enabling developers to define a schema of meaningful business data entities, map those entities to a relational database schema, and then code against those business entities rather than directly against the relational schema. To fully leverage the power of entities schemas and entities mapping in an Oracle database environment, distributed applications require an ADO.NET data provider for Oracle that fully supports the ADO.NET Entity Framework. Progress® DataDirect Connect® for ADO.NET delivers a high-performance Oracle data provider with complete Entity Framework support.
The Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET Oracle provider offers the kind of advanced functionality that have established Progress DataDirect as the data connectivity vendor of choice for many of the world’s leading businesses:
Like all of our intelligently designed database connectivity products, our ADO.NET Oracle Entity Framework data providers deliver superior throughput and CPU efficiency and a smaller memory footprint than competing products. With a faster, more resource-efficient ADO.NET Oracle data provider, you can reduce your hardware requirements and your overall cost of application deployment. And like so many leading enterprises including 96 of the Fortune 100, your business can rely on Connect drivers and providers for its most mission-critical applications. Our data connectivity products are exhaustively tested under production conditions using the industry’s most extensive proprietary test suites.
Along with our ADO.NET products, we offer solutions for other connectivity needs such as 64-bit ODBC. Our drivers for JDBC, such as our Sybase JDBC driver and our driver for JDBC Oracle, feature a leading edge Type 5 design that overcomes the limitations associated with JDBC Type 4. You can download a driver for JDBC or connectivity types from this web site, with a free trial period.
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